100 Years : 10 Amazing Facts About Walt Disney

Birth of an Icon :  Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901, in Chicago, Illinois, marking the beginning of a legendary legacy.

The First Animation Studio

In 1923, Walt Disney, along with his brother Roy, founded the Disney Brothers Studio, which would later become Walt Disney Productions and, ultimately, The Walt Disney Company.

Steamboat Willie and Mickey Mouse

In 1928, the world met Mickey Mouse in the groundbreaking cartoon "Steamboat Willie," launching an era of animated magic.

The First Feature-Length Animation

1937 witnessed the release of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," the first-ever full-length animated feature, revolutionizing storytelling.

Disneyland Opens Its Gates

In 1955, Disneyland, the world's first theme park, opened in Anaheim, California, providing families with an escape to the world of Disney.

The Magical World of Color

In 1961, Disney introduced "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color," bringing the magic of Disney into living rooms worldwide.

Walt Disney's Passing

Tragically, Walt Disney passed away on December 15, 1966, leaving behind an indelible mark on the world of entertainment.

Disney World and EPCOT

After passing on of Walt Disney in 1966,  In 1971, Walt Disney World Resort opened in Orlando, Florida, followed by EPCOT Center in 1982, expanding the enchantment.

The Disney Renaissance

The late '80s and early '90s brought a renaissance in Disney animation with classics like "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast," and "The Lion King.

Disney in the Digital Age

In the 21st century, Disney acquired Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm, solidifying its place in the digital age while continuing to enchant generations with new classics.

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